Heartfelt Fan Support! #brookstonebaseball

There was a special delivery made to one dedicated Brookstone Baseball Fan this past week in the Intermediate School. Read more below from Mrs. Javonne Stewart. “I live for special and heartfelt moments. That ‘Aha!’ moment when a student finally gets it; the moment when a former student goes out of their way to stop by and say hello; or the moment when two siblings see each other on the playground and run in for a big hug. These are the types of moments that fill your heart and let […]

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Learning Center Inducted into NEHS

Something amazing happened in the Brookstone Learning Center this week.  We’ll let Brookstone Upper School English teacher extraordinaire Dr. Jim East share the news: Brookstone School Learning Center Staff Inducted into the National English Honor Society It pleases the English Department to report that the staff of the Learning Center after two extraordinary covid seasons of coaching students through written tests, literary essays, rhetorical analyses and countless assessments and exams, has been inducted into the Carson McCullers’ Chapter of the National English Society. Chapters of the society are permitted to confer the dignity of membership […]

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Brookstone Wins Region in Literary Meet

Congratulations to the Brookstone Literary Meet Team for winning the Region 4 A-Private Literary Meet earlier this week! Region 4 A-Private – 1st Place: Essay – Argumentative: Genesis Woods Essay – Personal: Ella Crowley Essay – Rhetorical: Stella Yancey Extemporaneous Speaking-Domestic: Evan Smallwood Extemporaneous Speaking – International: Lucy Wylie Oral Performance – Humorous: Olivia Willett Oral Performance – Dramatic: Mia Vongsavang Oral Performance – Duo: Ayo Oloyede & Harry Graham Boys Solo: Ayo Oloyede Girls Solo: Mia Vongsavang Trio 1: Mia Vongsavang, Catherine Jeffries, & Cassidy Rogers Quartet: Evan Smallwood, […]

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Servant Leadership Update

Congratulations to sophomore Katie Shaw for recently winning the Girl Scout Gold Award! This award is the highest and most prestigious award in Girl Scouting, comparable to the Boy Scouts of America’s Eagle Scout. Since 1916, Girl Scouts have been making meaningful, sustainable change in their communities and around the world. The Gold Award is awarded to fewer than 6% of Girl Scouts annually, and each Gold Award Girl Scout spends 1 – 2 years on her project. Approximately one million Girl Scouts have earned the Gold Award or its […]

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2021 Page One Awards

This week’s Ledger-Enquirer Page One Awards resulted in lots of well-deserved recognition for several of our Brookstone Cougars! Congratulations to the following Cougars: Drew Albright, Winner, CSU General Scholarship Emma Gwan-Nulla, Winner, Science BJ Tillman, Winner, Social Science Ayo Oloyede, Runner Up, Drama Dre’a Singleton, Runner Up, Citizenship John Wang, Runner Up, Math The full slate of Brookstone nominees: Art – Rebecca Calhoun Athletics – Bo Blanchard Career & Technology – Dario Gomez Suarez Citizenship – Dre’a Singleton Drama – Ayo Oloyede English & Literature – Mary Saunders Foreign Language […]

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2021 Georgia Governor’s Honors Program Finalists

Winners of the statewide 2021 Governor’s Honors Program have been announced and Brookstone is proud to recognize two outstanding students.  After completing a series of nominations, applications, and interviews, Jack Flournoy ’23 has received an invitation to participate in the 2021 Governor’s Honor Arts Program in Visual Arts.  “I have known Jack for almost 3 years and have watched him grow in his skills in art, his incredible adaptability to problem solving, and his ability to maintain a positive attitude. In AP art, he continues to show these strengths as he challenges himself with multiple projects and tight deadlines.” […]

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“Voices of Change” Poetry Slam

In January, Brookstone celebrated the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by honoring the theme of “Voices of Change.” The overall purpose of this theme was twofold: to remember the strength, perseverance, and integrity of one who is the voice of one of history’s quintessential movements for change and to know that his legacy continues on in all of us. As one part of our celebration of “Voices of Change,” students were asked to enter Brookstone’s very first Poetry Slam. Poetry Slams originated in Chicago, Illinois, as a way to […]

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One Act Play – State Champs Again!

Congratulations are in order to our amazing One Act Play team for winning the State Championship for the second year in a row! We were also thrilled that Ayo Oloyede walked away with honors for Best Actor – for the second year in a row! Olivia Willett also won acting honors for Best Actress! Finally, congratulations to Harry Graham and Evan Smallwood for being named to the All-Star Cast! It was an incredible day for Brookstone Thespians and congratulations are in order for the entire cast! We are so incredibly […]

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Winter Sports Accomplishments

Congratulations are in order to the following winter athletes for their recent accomplishments! We are so proud of them! CheerleadingOur Competition Cheerleading Team placed 3rd in the state finals recently! Swimming The Varsity Girls Swim Team placed 4th in the state meet. Among their accomplishments: the relay team placed 3rd in 400 freestyle, Holly Mattson placed 5th in the 500 freestyle and 6th in the 200 freestyle, and Alex Leary placed 5th in 200 IM. The Varsity Boys Team placed 18th in the state meet, having lowered their times in each […]

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